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01 Jun 2018
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Weekend Reads: Half of American Tech Companies Founded By

Apple founder Steve Jobs is the son of a Syrian immigrant, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is a second generation Cuban immigrant, Google founder Sergey Brin was born in Russia, and Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin is a Brazilian native. More than half of the top American tech companies were founded by immigrants or the children of immigrants – (CNBC)   “I think the data shows we’re a hospitable place for younger […]

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19 Mar 2018
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Initial Coin Offerings > Venture Capital?

Think of Kodak’s KodaKCoin, which will use blockchain technology to create an “encrypted, digital ledger of rights ownership” where photographers can simply and securely register their new and old work, and get paid automatically in KODAKCoin for any usage of their work.

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23 Feb 2018
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Weekend Reads: Cutting Fees, Basic Income, 3% Yield

North American energy producers survived the recent oil bust in large part by selling more than $60 billion of new stock. Now they’re beginning to buy it back. Oil Producers Buying Back Shares After Years of Selling New Stock – (Wall Street Journal)   9.8bn of cash was ploughed into hedge funds last year after […]

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